Skills Certificate

Basic Graphics Technology

Subject & No. Course Units
ART 201 Drawing I 3
ART 501 Beginning Two-Dimensional Design 3
ART 633* Introduction to Computer Graphics 3
ENGLISH 101** College Reading and Composition I 3
Total 12


*This course has a prerequisite.

**This course has an advisory.


Certificate of Achievement 

Arts Graphic Communication

Subject & No. Course Units
ART 501 Beginning Two-Dimensional Design 3
ART 600 Typography I 3
ART 604* Graphic Design I 3
ART 633* Introduction to Computer Graphics 3
ART 635 Desktop Publishing Design 3
ART 639 Introduction to Digital Imaging 3
Six additional units selected from the list below: 6
ART 103 Art Appreciation 3
ART 201 Drawing I 3
ART 213* Color Theory 3
ART 502* Beginning Three-Dimensional Design 3
ART 601* Typography II 3
ART 605* Graphic Design II 3
ART 606* Graphic Design III 3
ART 641* Advanced Desktop Publishing 3
ART 645* Introduction to Website Design 3
ARTHIST 110** Survey of Western Art History I 3
ARTHIST 120** Survey of Western Art History II 3
ARTHIST 140** Survey of the Art of Africa, Oceania, and Ancient America 3
Total 24

*This course has a prerequisite

**This course has an advisory


Arts Graphic Communication, Associate in Arts Degree

This program is designed to give the student basic design and computer skills which will allow them to pursue graphic arts careers in such area as advertising, desktop publishing, and product design.

Subject & No. Course Units
Complete the following 11 courses: 33
ART 201 Drawing I 3
ART 213* Color Theory 3
ART 501 Beginning Two-Dimensional Design 3
ART 600 Typography I 3
ART 601* Typography II 3
ART 604* Graphic Design II 3
ART 605* Graphic Design II 3
ART 633* Introduction to Computer Graphics 3
ART 635 Desktop Publishing Design 3
ART 639 Introduction to Digital Imaging 3
ART 641 Advanced Desktop Publishing 3
Nine additional units selected from the list below: 3
ART 103 Art Appreciation 3
ART 202* Drawing II 3
ART 215* Animal Drawing 3
ART 502* Beginning Three-Dimensional Design 3
ART 503* Intermediate Design 3
ARTHIST 110** Survey of Western Art History I 3
ARTHIST 120** Survey of Western Art History II 3
ARTHIST 140** Survey of the Art of Africa, Oceania, and Ancient America 3
PHOTO 010 Beginning Photography 3
LACCD General Education Plan 21
Total 60

Note: 3 Units from Art 201 may be double counted n GE area C.

*This course has a prerequisite.

**This course has an advisory


Program requirements listed reflect the 2021-2022 course catalog